HLTH 2210 Wilderness Medicine (2 cr)
This course provides the skills and understanding needed in wilderness medicine. A practical approach in how delayed transport, severe environments, and limited first aid equipment impact emergency care. A review of First Aid skills including CPR, wound care, c-spine consideration, initial and ongoing patient assessment, shock, cold and heat related emergencies, disease prevention, and fracture care are covered. CPR Professional Rescuer and First Responder Recertification are available for eligible students. Previous First Aid/CPR training is beneficial.